If you’re looking for a dual-sim smart phone with a practical size that fits comfortably with a single hand, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Core. Another Galaxy family member with dual-sim slots in a 4.3″ display dimensions.
Looking like a slightly bigger brother of the Galaxy S III mini, the Galaxy Core is rather similar with its 5 incher Galaxy Grand with a dual-core 1.2GHz processor mated with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The 4.3″ TFT display does 800×480 pixels resolution.
In terms of camera, the Galaxy Core comes with a mediocre 5MP camera that shoots 480p videos and there’s also a front facing VGA camera. Out of the box, it runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and comes juiced up with a 1,800mAh battery. Like any new Samsung Galaxy devices today, it also come with smart features such as Smart Stay, Smart Alert and S Voice.
Available countries are not mentioned at the moment but the dual-SIM version will roll out in May while the Single SIM variant will be available much later from July onwards.
Head after the break for more official images.
If the new BlackBerry Q10 is too much to pay for the average BlackBerry user, here’s a cheaper model which is expected to be called R10. The device shown above comes with a BlackBerry Curve like keyboard which indicates that its targeted at a more youthful and mid-range price segment. The R10 would also be another touch and type device, utilising the new BlackBerry 10 gestures to navigate around.
According to the source, the the device feels a bit plasticky and it is slated to be launched in Q3 this year. From the leaked photo, there will be red and white versions available. So far there’s no word on the specs but it will definitely be a notch down from the BlackBerry Q10 which is priced at RM2,388.
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